Demoing Our Robots at Loudoun STEM Day

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During our FLL years, we developed an idea of creating a county wide STEM Day so that kids could come to see what interesting STEM activities occur in their community. After months of planning after contacting several local organizations, we held our first ever STEM Day on October 17th, 2015, at the NVCC Loudoun Campus. Loudoun County STEM Day showcases … Read More

Girls In Technology 🗓

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We’re excited to work with Girls In Technology for our fourth year in a row! Girls In Technology is a global nonprofit dedicated to getting young girls excited about learning and STEM, as well as introducing them to influential women and empowering them to follow their dreams. Girls in technology has over 50,000 members, and over 60 chapters throughout the … Read More

Food and Clothes Drive

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As the 2015-26 recipients of the VA Inspire award, we believe that we should give back to the community, which is why we are hosting both a food and clothes drive at our schools and local workplaces. We contacted our potential locations and asking if they would be willing to place one of our donation boxes there. We decided that we would … Read More

Ashburn FLL Tournament 🗓 🗺

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Ashburn Robotics and Geared UP! host the Ashburn FLL Qualifier Tournament, the only qualifier in Loudoun County, as a way of giving back to the community that gave us such wonderful experiences and to give other children a chance to get involved in STEM. Each year, we coordinate 30+ volunteers and as many as 30 FLL teams in an exciting, … Read More

Teams Helping Teams

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Helping other teams is one of the best ways to do outreach, and we did just that on September 23rd in Richmond. Virginia-DC FIRST held an FTC season kickoff to well, kickoff the season. The kickoff consisted of many workshops and information sessions to prepare FTC teams for the upcoming season. Team Geared UP! Conducted 2 of the various workshops … Read More